Samuel L. “Sam” Thomas

Samuel L. “Sam” Thomas

Birth
Union County, Kentucky, USA
Death 14 Nov 1977 (aged 113)
Macomb County, Michigan, USA
Burial Clinton Township, Macomb County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section:15, Lot: 638, Space: 1.
Memorial ID 169199475 · View Source
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Samuel "Sam" L. Thomas
Born in probably Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, USA

Spouse & Children
Annie Greenwell
Birth: Sep 1866 in prob, Mayfield, Graves, Kentucky, USA
Death: 1 Jul 1933, Rd Dist 5, Anna State Hospital for the Mentally Insane graveyard, Union, Ill (Need picture of this graveyard)

1.) Mary A. Thomas Johnson 1898–1978 (Buried in Detroit.)

2.) Elva Elizabeth Thomas - dates; need picture of graveyard!
Birth: abt 1904 • Illinois, USA
Death: aft 1940, Anna State Hospital for Insane, Anna, Union, Illinois, USA (Just no other records found for her. Never married.)

Residence
1870 • Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, USA
Age 6

Residence
1880 • Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, USA
Marital status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Son
Age 16

Marriage
1888 • prob, Berkley, Carlisle, Kentucky, USA
Annie Greenwell (1866–1933)
Age 24

Residence
1900 • Berkley, Carlisle, Kentucky, USA
Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head.
Age 36

Residence
1910 • Cairo Ward 6, Alexander, Illinois, USA
Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head.
Age 46 (Why did they leave Kentucky?)

Residence
1920 • Cairo, Alexander, Illinois, USA
Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head.
Age 56 (Something very peculiar happens between 1920 & 1930 - his wife and daughter are committed to an insane asylum where they live out their lives! Why?)

Residence
1922 • Cairo, Alexander, Illinois, USA
Age 58

Residence
1930 • Cairo, Alexander, Illinois, USA
Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Head.
Age 66

The 1940 census record is missing. Nothing more is known when and why he moved to Macomb County, Michigan.

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Thank you Gerard Brownstone for locating his burial plot. There is no headstone, only a grave number marker. Family, please help to contribute towards a headstone for our family!

Death
14 Nov 1977 • Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton, Macomb, Michigan, USA
Thomas, Samuel E. Date of Interment: 11/17/1977. Cemetery: Resurrection Cemetery. Location: Section 15, Lot 638, Space 1.
[Others had him buried in Cairo, IL.]



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  • Created by: Wendy & John Corcoran ღ
  • Added: 1 Sep 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 169199475
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel L. “Sam” Thomas (May 1864–14 Nov 1977), Find a Grave Memorial no. 169199475, citing Resurrection Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Wendy & John Corcoran ღ (contributor 47387872) .